A resident-run 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing individual assistance, outreach and organizing expertise to New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward community.
The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association envisions a diverse and thriving Lower 9th Ward Community with record-setting African American Homeownership rates.
Planting Trees in the Lower 9th Ward
In Spring 2022, SOUL was asked by the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association, Lower 9th Ward Neighborhood Association and Lower 9th Ward Economic Development District to bring trees to their neighborhood.
Take the survey or learn more about the project.
The LEGACY of Homeownership
The Whole 9 is about listening. It’s community L9WHA Preservation Program exists to help existing homeowners remain in their homes, continuing the LEGACY of homeownership left to them by their parents and grandparents. knowing what their neighbors need. It’s our staff paying attention to what may be unspoken—is there something else we can help you with? Then it spreads out from there, as the people we touch become ambassadors for our work. Read our year-end report for more information on the LEGACY of homeownership in the L9.
Hundreds of individuals have made donations to the Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association since our founding in 2006. These donors are the backbone of our our work in the Lower 9th Ward. Whether you are giving $5 or $500, your donation brings families home and helps them remain their. Our sincere gratitude for your generosity!